1.light, airy, or tenuous: an ethereal world created through the poetic imagination.
2.extremely delicate or refined: ethereal beauty.
3.heavenly or celestial: gone to his ethereal home.
4.of or pertaining to the upper regions of space.
1.the material world, esp. as surrounding humankind and existing independently of human activities.
2.the natural world as it exists without human beings or civilization.
3.the elements of the natural world, as mountains, trees, animals, or rivers.
5.the universe, with all its phenomena.
6.the sum total of the forces at work throughout the universe.